Unknown offenders entered the vestibule to the apartment building and waited for someone to exit. The offenders made entry into an unlocked apartment and the victim came home while the offenders were going through the victim’s property. One of the offenders pulled the victim inside, displayed a handgun and demanded the victim’s property while another offender went through the victim’s pockets. The offenders fled the scene with the victim’s property.
This alert gives notice to citizens in the 14th and 19th Districts of multiple incidents where property has been stolen from the victims while they are sitting in a restaurant or coffee shop. The offender approaches the victims and distracts them by soliciting for a charity or by showing the victim a piece of paper. While the victim is distracted, the offender steals the victim’s property from the table
This alert gives notice to recent Aggravated Vehicular Hijackings and Armed Robberies that have occurred within the boundaries of the 18th and 19th District. In these incidents, the offenders approached the victims while they were alone in their stopped vehicle or alone on the street. The offenders then ordered the victims out of the vehicle: in some incidents while displaying one or multiple handguns and in others by physically pulling the victims from the vehicle.